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    Bluebonnet Trails Community Services
     
    Bluebonnet Trails has been serving counties in Central Texas since 1997, providing beneficial healthcare services for individuals in their home communities.  This includes crisis services as well as behavioral health and substance abuse services.  They also provide early childhood interventions, intellectual and development disability services, autism programs and family health care.   
    24-Hour Crisis Hotline:  1-800-841-1255, free MH assessment
    Appointments:  844/309-6385
     
    Starry Counseling Services
     
    STARRY’s goal is to be a beacon of light for children, youth and families in the midst of crisis, no matter how big or small. STARRY’s counselors, direct care workers, and case managers guide their clients and residents towards the hope of a better tomorrow. Through our community services, clients are empowered to build their confidence and see the positive changes that they can make in themselves.
     
    Parent Hotline
     
    If in crisis, call Parents Anonymous at  800/554-2323 or 911.  
     
    If not in crisis and you have questions pertaining to the development or behavior of an infant or a toddler, you may call 512/864-3008 and ask to speak to Lexy Largent, Early Childhood Coordinator of the Bridges to Growth Program of The Georgetown Project.
     
    Aunt Bertha
    Free to users, type in zip code of personal residence, and click on the type of assistance needed (food, housing, payment of bills, etc), a list of agencies and
    contact information appears.   http://www.auntbertha.com/search_results/78628
     
    Eating Recovery Center of Austin
     
    Treatment philosophy emphsizes assessment, intervention, discharge planning and alumni support for sustainable eating disorders recovery.
    Free assessment, in-network with most commercialized insurance providers
    512/814-8255
     
    Bridges to Growth, The Georgetown Project
     
    The Bridges to Growth builds skills and confidence in Georgetown parents and childcare providers to create nurturing early environments important to the social, emotional and cognitive development of young children, including training, teaching aids, ESL classes, support groups and more.
     
     
    There are many, many other classes available.  Topics often include redirecting misbehavior, childcare provider training, and autism.  Please visit The Georgetown Project website for details:  http://www.georgetownproject.org
     
    Pick with Austin
     
    Their primary purpose is to interact "in-the-trenches" with young people who are potentially at risk for depression.  Pick with Austin gives guitars to kids and teens, provide lessons and referrals to lessons, and they use music as a foundation to inspire creativity as well as a coping tool to help overcome depression-causing situations.  They work closely with Dog and Pet Therapy as well as Teens4Teens.  Contact them at http://pickwithaustin.com, info@pickwithaustin.com or 512/826-5380.
     
    Survivors of Trafficking Empowerment Program
    Refugees Services of Texas
    Human trafficking is defined as the recruitment, harboring, transporation, provision, or obtaining of a person for labor or services, or for the purpose of a commercial sex act, for the purpose of subjection to involuntary servitude, peonage, debt bondage or slavery.  For signs that a person has been a victim of human trafficking, please see http://www.traffickingresourcescenter.org.  A 24 hour single point of contact is:  512/367-3232